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Apple varieties for juicing

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Apple trees42
Cider apple trees1
Crab apple trees3

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Picking season

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Very early
Early1
Mid5
Late31
Very late5

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days
1 week2
2-3 weeks6
1-2 months16
3 months or more18

Uses


Good for eating fresh38
Good for cooking21
Good for juice42
Good for hard cider13

Cooking result


Puree1
Textured puree4
Keeps shape6

Flavour quality

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Exceptional4
Very good26
Good10
Average2

Flavour style


Sweet/Sharp7
Sharper4
Sweeter11
Aromatic16
Vinous4

Juice style


Sweeter
Sharper
Sweet (cider)
Sharp (cider)1
Bittersweet (cider)
Bittersharp (cider)

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Flowering group

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1
25
321
414
51
61

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile2
Partially self-fertile7
Not self-fertile33

Ploidy

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Diploid28
Triploid14

Pollinating others

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Good5
Average22
Poor15

Vigour

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Weak growing1
Slightly small2
Average growth20
Slightly large1
Large17
Very large1

Precocity

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Precocious9
Slow to start bearing6

Cropping


Heavy17
Good21
Light4

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer33
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer8
Tip-bearer1

Gardening skill

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Easy12
Average27
Some needed3

Growth habit


Weeping
Upright4
Spreading1

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening32
Fruit drops when ripe1
Ripens over a period3
Persistent2

Bearing regularity

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Regular32
Biennial tendency9

Attractive features


Attractive fruit6
Attractive blossom9
Attractive tree

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Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance4
Some resistance2
Susceptible2

Cold hardiness

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-40F / -40C2
-30F / -34C20
-20F / -29C11
Tolerates cold winters24

Can be grown in


Temperate climates37
Mild / damp climates4
Warm climates16

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good16
Average17
Poor7

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture8

Canker

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Very resistant
Some resistance5
Neutral
Some susceptibility5
Very susceptible2

Scab

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Very resistant10
Some resistance7
Neutral
Some susceptibility11
Very susceptible5

Mildew

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Very resistant4
Some resistance10
Neutral
Some susceptibility7
Very susceptible

Fireblight

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Very resistant2
Some resistance9
Neutral
Some susceptibility11
Very susceptible4

Cedar apple rust

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Very resistant5
Some resistance11
Neutral
Some susceptibility9
Very susceptible2

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Sharka

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Woolly aphid


Very resistant1
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility2
Very susceptible

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Leaf spot


Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Brown rot

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Splitting

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Plum moth


Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Bitter pit

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Very resistant2
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility5
Very susceptible

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Country of origin


Australia1
Canada3
France 3
Germany 2
Japan2
Netherlands 1
New Zealand2
United Kingdom10
United States18

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 15991
1600 - 16493
1650 - 16991
1700 - 17491
1750 - 17994
1800 - 184912
1850 - 18996
1900 - 194911
1950 - 19993
2000

Fruit colour


Crimson8
Green3
Green - light1
Green / Yellow2
Orange / Red6
Orange flush12
Pink / Red1
Red2
Red / Green1
Russet5

Blossom colour


White17
Pink - light12
Pink - dark2

Leaf colour


Green42

Popularity

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Best sellers22
Under-rated3
Rarely grown8

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Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)2
Medium (semi-dwarf)1
Large (semi-vigorous)3
Full-size (standard)

Rootstock


G.111
G.162
G.2021
M73

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All apples can be juiced, but if you want press your own apple juice these varieties offer the best quality colour and flavour.

Akane Apple trees
Apple trees

Akane

Akane is an attractive early-season eating apple with a good pedigree and a sweet/sharp flavor.  compare
Flowering group: 4 Pick: Early-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing 
Arkansas Black Apple trees
Apple trees

Arkansas Black

Arkansas Black is an unusual and attractive apple, used as a winter apple after maturing in a cold store.  compare
Flowering group: 3 (triploid) Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing | Cider
Ashmead's Kernel Apple trees
Apple trees

Ashmead's Kernel

A versatile English 17th century russet apple, Ashmead's Kernel is noted for its distinctive pear-like flavour.  compare
Flowering group: 4 (triploid) Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
Baldwin Apple trees
Apple trees

Baldwin

Baldwin is an American heirloom apples, sweet and crisp for eating fresh or cooking.  compare
Flowering group: 4 (triploid) Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing 
Black Oxford Apple trees
Apple trees

Black Oxford

A good quality hardy traditional New England apple which keeps well.  compare
Flowering group: 4 Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing 
Bramley's Seedling Apple trees
Apple trees

Bramley's Seedling

Bramley is the essential English cooking apple, famous for its rich sharp acidity.  compare
Flowering group: 3 (triploid) Pick: Late-season    Uses: Cookery | Juicing | Cider
Burgundy Apple trees
Apple trees

Burgundy

A mid-season apple variety with a good flavor, and good for juicing.  compare
Flowering group: 3 Pick: Mid-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing | Cider
Calville Blanc Apple trees
Apple trees

Calville Blanc

One of the world's great cooking apples, Calville Blanc is a French variety with a spicy tangy flavor.  compare
Flowering group: 4 Pick: Late-season    Uses: Cookery | Juicing | Cider
Claygate Pearmain Apple trees
Apple trees

Claygate Pearmain

Claygate Pearmain is a popular English dessert apple of the Victorian era.  compare
Flowering group: 4 (triploid) Pick: Very late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
Court Pendu Plat Apple trees
Apple trees

Court Pendu Plat

Court Pendu Plant is a traditional French apple with a pronounced aromatic pear-drop flavor.  compare
Flowering group: 6 Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
Cox's Orange Pippin Apple trees
Apple trees

Cox's Orange Pippin

Cox is widely acknowledged as having the best flavour of any apple variety.  compare
Flowering group: 3 self-fertile Pick: Mid-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing 
Cripps Pink Apple trees
Apple trees

Cripps Pink

Cripps Pink is one of the best-known modern apple varieties, well-suited to the warmer apple-growing regions.  compare
Flowering group: 3 Pick: Very late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
Empire Apple trees
Apple trees

Empire

One of the most widely-planted McIntosh style apples, Empire has the Mac flavor but improves on it.  compare
Flowering group: 3 partially self-fertile Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
Gala Apple trees
Apple trees

Gala

Gala is popular supermarket apple - but better when home-grown, with a sweet pleasant flavor.  compare
Flowering group: 4 partially self-fertile Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
Golden Russet Apple trees
Apple trees

Golden Russet

Golden Russet is an antique apple from New York, considered the best-flavored of American russets.  compare
Flowering group: 2 Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing | Cider
Grimes Golden Apple trees
Apple trees

Grimes Golden

A high quality apple, Grimes Golden is probably the parent of Golden Delicious, but with a richer flavor.  compare
Flowering group: 3 self-fertile Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing 
Holstein Apple trees
Apple trees

Holstein

A high-quality apple from Germany, noted for its good flavor and excellent juice.  compare
Flowering group: 3 (triploid) Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
James Grieve Apple trees
Apple trees

James Grieve

James Grieve is the classic Scottish cooking apple. It can also be eaten fresh, and is excellent for juice.  compare
Flowering group: 3 partially self-fertile Pick: Mid-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing | Cider
Jonagold Apple trees
Apple trees

Jonagold

Jonagold is a high quality American apple, with a good balanced sweet/sharp flavor.  compare
Flowering group: 4 (triploid) Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing | Cider
Karmijn de Sonnaville Apple trees
Apple trees

Karmijn de Sonnaville

This is a little-known Cox-style apple but with the potential for very good flavor.  compare
Flowering group: 4 (triploid) Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
Kidd's Orange Red Apple trees
Apple trees

Kidd's Orange Red

Kidd's Orange Red is one of the best Cox-style apples, aromatic, sweet, and easy to grow.  compare
Flowering group: 3 Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
King David Apple trees
Apple trees

King David

A popular Arkansas variety with a rich southern flavor.  compare
Flowering group: 3 Pick: Very late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing | Cider
King of Tompkins County Apple trees
Apple trees

King of Tompkins County

An heirloom apple from New York state, primarily used for cooking.  compare
Flowering group: 3 (triploid) Pick: Late-season    Uses: Cookery | Juicing 
Lady (Api) Apple trees
Apple trees

Lady (Api)

A small highly flavored variety from France, where it is known as Api. Thought to be very old.  compare
Flowering group: 3 Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing | Cider
Liberty Apple trees
Apple trees

Liberty

Liberty is a popular disease-resistant apple, large crops of bright red apples, similar to McIntosh.  compare
Flowering group: 2 (triploid) Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
Lord Lambourne Apple trees
Apple trees

Lord Lambourne

Lord Lambourne is a popular versatile garden apple variety, with a good balance of sweet and sharp flavours.  compare
Flowering group: 2 partially self-fertile Pick: Mid-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
McIntosh Apple trees
Apple trees

McIntosh

A traditional versatile apple popular in the northern states of the USA. Also known as Macintosh.  compare
Flowering group: 2 Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing 
Mutsu (Crispin) Apple trees
Apple trees

Mutsu (Crispin)

Mutsu (or Crispin) is a high quality apple from Japan, with a good flavor, and also sharp enough for cooking.  compare
Flowering group: 3 (triploid) Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing 
Newtown Pippin Apple trees
Apple trees

Newtown Pippin

In use since the 18th century, Newtown Pippin is a versatile American apple with a good aromatic flavor.  compare
Flowering group: 3 Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing | Cider
Northern Spy Apple trees
Apple trees

Northern Spy

Northern Spy is a popular late-season American heirloom apple variety which stores well.  compare
Flowering group: 5 Pick: Very late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing 
Pitmaston Pine Apple Apple trees
Apple trees

Pitmaston Pine Apple

A small English 18th century apple with a distinctive fruity pineapple-like flavour.  compare
Flowering group: 4 Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
Roxbury Russet Apple trees
Apple trees

Roxbury Russet

Roxbury Russet is probably the oldest apple variety originating from North America.  compare
Flowering group: 4 (triploid) Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing | Cider
Saint Edmund's Russet Apple trees
Apple trees

Saint Edmund's Russet

Not as well known as other russets, St. Edmund's Russet is nevertheless one of the best.  compare
Flowering group: 3 partially self-fertile Pick: Mid-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing | Cider
Snow Apple / Fameuse Apple trees
Apple trees

Snow Apple / Fameuse

A very hardy north country apple, known both as the Snow Apple and Fameuse, and the probable parent of McIntosh.  compare
Flowering group: 2 Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
Spartan Apple trees
Apple trees

Spartan

Spartan produces lots of crimson maroon apples, crunchy, sweet, easy to grow, delicate "vinous" flavor.  compare
Flowering group: 3 partially self-fertile Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
Spitzenburg Apple trees
Apple trees

Spitzenburg

Esopus Spitzenberg is one of the best-flavored American heirloom apples, and a favourite of Thomas Jefferson.  compare
Flowering group: 4 Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing 
Sturmer Pippin Apple trees
Apple trees

Sturmer Pippin

A sharp-tasting late-season Victorian apple which keeps very well.  compare
Flowering group: 3 partially self-fertile Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
Tydeman's Late Orange Apple trees
Apple trees

Tydeman's Late Orange

An excellent late-season Cox-style aromatic apple.  compare
Flowering group: 4 Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing 
Winesap Apple trees
Apple trees

Winesap

Winesap is a popular southern heirloom apple, widely grown in Virginia in the 19th century.  compare
Flowering group: 3 (triploid) Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Cookery | Juicing 
Winter Banana Apple trees
Apple trees

Winter Banana

A good quality American apple variety with a faint banana-like flavor.  compare
Flowering group: 4 Pick: Very late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing | Cider
Wolf River Apple trees
Apple trees

Wolf River

Wolf River is the perfect cooking apple for the north - reliable, cold-hardy, disease resistant.  compare
Flowering group: 3 Pick: Late-season    Uses: Cookery | Juicing 
Zabergau Reinette Apple trees
Apple trees

Zabergau Reinette

Zabergau Reinette is a well-regarded russet apple from Germany with a strong well-balanced flavor.  compare
Flowering group: 3 (triploid) Pick: Late-season    Uses: Eating fresh | Juicing